SERVICES WE OFFER

Platt White Partnership have wide ranging expertise in building design, varying from complex commercial and residential design to domestic extensions or alterations.

BUILDING SERVICES

Platt White Partnership have wide ranging expertise in building design, varying from complex commercial and residential design to domestic extensions or alterations. We are a professionally staffed office and are equipped to design buildings which meet every need. We are able to provide a full design service from undertaking measured surveys and feasibility studies through to detailed working drawings.

Whether large or small in scale, we are committed to providing the highest level of technical expertise to all projects. Working within your budget, we will prepare imaginative, attractive and practical designs which are at the same time cost effective and geared towards minimum maintenance.

During development of the design, we will initiate consultations with the Local Authority in consideration of the Planning and Building Regulation applications. We are able to compile and submit all applications to the Local Authority on behalf of our clients.

Once a project design has been approved Platt White Partnership are able to assist in the construction phase by identifying contractors and managing the tendering procedure. We are able to offer full project management and contract administration ensuring effective control of both cost and quality.

We supplement our design expertise with an in-house Structural Engineer who offers professional expertise in structural matters ranging from complex frame design to small beam design.

Platt White Partnership can provide certification of building works to the building contractor where it has been inspected by our Surveyors during the construction stage.

PROPERTY SURVEYS

Platt White Partnership can offer a wide range of property surveys varying from stock condition surveys to residential homebuyer surveys.

Stock & Building Condition Surveys

We have experience of resourcing and managing stock and building condition surveys. These are tailored to our client’s requirements and range from large commercial clients with the requirement of a partial or complete stock survey to the individual building survey on a client’s commercial, industrial or domestic building including specific defect reports.

Measured Surveys

External and internal measured surveys of all types of existing property with survey drawings produced in digital format.

Residential Homebuyer Surveys

RICS Homebuyer surveys undertaken by our Chartered Surveyors for the residential property purchaser.

Services:

 

  • Stock condition surveys
  • Building condition surveys
  • Party wall surveys

Homebuyer reports

  • Measured surveys
  • Specific building defect reports
  • Feasibility studies
  • Schedule of condition
  • Schedule of dilapidation
  • Boundary surveys

CIVIL & STRUCTURAL DESIGN

Platt White Partnership has a wide range of experience in Civil & Structural design works for a variety of clients, which include local government, housing associations, large commercial/industrial companies, developers etc. We are able to provide a full design service from undertaking site surveys and feasibility studies through to detailed working drawings and project management if required.

Road and sewer designs are completed to comply with the requirements of the adopting authority where applicable. Previous contracts have ranged from small housing developments to major highways.

Structural design works can be carried out in isolation or as part of a complete building design.

Platt white Partnership will provide structural calculations to satisfy the Building Control requirements from complex steel frame structures to simple beam design.

Retaining walls, piling, foundations, loading calculations and structural masonry/timber are also part of the design service.

Services:

Structural frame

  • Reinforced concrete
  • Retaining walls
  • Underpinning
  • Tie rod / lateral restraint
  • Loading calculations
  • Structural masonry and timber
  • Foundations
  • Piling
  • Stabilisation works
  • Major / minor highways
  • Housing development infrastructure
  • Foul drainage
  • Surface water drainage
  • Land drainage
  • Pumping stations / rising mains

REFURBISHMENT & ALTERATION

Platt White Partnership have extensive experience in undertaking refurbishment and alteration schemes for a variety of clients ranging from local authorities to private landlords. We are able to provide a full design service from undertaking measured surveys and feasibility studies through to detailed working drawings and full project management if necessary.

Whether large or small in scale, we are committed to providing the highest level of technical expertise to all projects. Working within your budget, we will prepare imaginative, attractive and practical designs which are at the same time cost effective and geared towards minimum maintenance. We are vastly experienced in working within the constraints of existing buildings in both refurbishment of existing use or change of use. We have successfully completed several projects for clients requiring change of use to residential including work on listed buildings and buildings within a Conservation Area.

During development of the design, we will initiate consultations with the Local Authority in consideration of the Planning and Building Regulation applications. We are able to compile and submit all applications to the Local Authority on behalf of our clients.

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Once a project design has been approved Platt White Partnership are able to assist in the construction phase by identifying contractors and managing the tendering procedure. We are able to offer full project management and contract administration ensuring effective control of both cost and quality.

We supplement our design expertise with an in-house Structural Engineer who offers professional expertise in structural matters ranging from complex frame design to small beam design.

Platt White Partnership can provide certification of building works to the building contractor where it has been inspected by our Surveyors during the construction stage.

Services:

  • Design for commercial, leisure, housing, domestic
  • Feasibility studies
  • Measured surveys
  • Refurbishment & alteration